Pros & Cons of Living In Austin Texas

Created by anonymous on 07/23/2010

A List of Pros/Cons To Living In Austin, Texas

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1.  Low Unemployement Rate

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2.  State is Doing Well Financially

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3.  No Income Tax

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4.  Sizable Film Community

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5.  Low Cost Of Living

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6.  Housing Costs Within Reach

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7.  Low Rents: 500 1bd / 800 2bd / 1000 3 bd

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8.  Film Community Is Like Family - Close Knit

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9.  Less Populated, And Polluted

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10.  City Is Green Minded - Bike Friendly

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11.  Lot To Do - Clubs, Venues, Festivals, Shopping, Coffee And Food Options

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12.  Huge Music Scene - Famous For It

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13.  Hill Country Is Pretty - City Has Lots Of Character

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14.  More Opportunity For Entry Level Work - Julia & Chris

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15.  Liberal, Fun, Youthful Creative Vibe - Similar To Portland (which we both like)

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16.  Family Friendly - Very Good Education System - Health Care, ect

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17.  Known For It's Friendly People And Laid Back Vibe

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18.  Texas is an At-Will Work State - Does Not Require Union Status To Work On Union Projects (Film)

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19.  Film Community Is Indie Minded - Lots Of Organized And Available Resources To Make Own Films

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Con

1.  Hot, Hot, Hot!

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2.  Far From Families

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3.  Far From Established Friendships

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4.  Far From LA - 22 Hour Drive

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5.  Not As Large A Film Community As Los Angeles

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6.  Cost Of Move - Expensive

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7.  Far From Developed Film Network

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8.  Can Be Difficult To Make New Film Connections

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9.  Traveling Out Of Area Will Generally Require A Plane Flight (Exception: Dallas, Housten, San Antonio, ect)

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